Nella loro denuncia, plaintiffs argued that the law will “deny Floridians’ autonomy over their own bodies and undermine their ability to make deeply personal decisions about their lives, famiglie, and health care free of government interference.”
“The Florida Supreme Court has long held that their state constitution protects the right to end a pregnancy. That means even if Roe falls, abortion should remain protected in Florida, and this ban should be blocked,” Nancy Northup, the head of the Center for Reproductive Rights, which is one of the plaintiffs in the case, ha detto in una dichiarazione.
Plaintiffs also warn that if the law takes effect on July 1, it will have “devastating effects” on abortion access in Florida and the surrounding region and that patients may attempt to end their pregnancies on their own or be forced to carry a pregnancy against their will.
Along with the Center for Reproductive Rights, The American Civil Liberties Union national organization, ACLU of Florida, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the law firm Jenner & Block filed the challenge in Florida circuit court on Wednesday.